Mangalore: Father Mullers Deca Fest 2010
Posted On: 20/02/2010 08:10 GMT
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By Mavis Mangalore,

Mangalore: The mega event ‘Decafest-2010’ was inaugurated at the Fr Muller Medical College campus stadium on Thursday the 18th February 2010. Dr. M. Mohan Alva, the  chairman, of Alva’s Education Trust, inaugurated the five-day event by lighting the lamp. The representatives of the ten batches participating in the event participated in the inaugural function by carrying the flags and the torches.

Dr.Alva said that the world is becoming a small town and the youth need to gear up to meet this challenge. “There is a need to contribute to the preservation of the culture of our nation which has been formed by a number of religions. The youth need to cultivate humanity, serve society, and be good citizens”, he added.

“Our nation, with several thousand of years of history, is culturally rich and the youth have a great challenge to save this culture. Indians are good in human relations and this cannot be found overseas”, he also said that our ancestors had struggled to contribute a lot to our culture.

Fr.Denis D’sa, the administrator of FMCH, introduced Dr.Alva to the audience. Fr.Patrick Rodrigues, the director of FMCI, presided over the function.

Dr. J. P.Alva, the dean of the college, welcomed the gathering. P. T. Jayam, the co-ordinator of the fest, proposed the vote of thanks. The Medical officer Dr.Sanjeev Rai as well as the student co-ordinators Dr. Arun. P. Jose and Dr.Ashwin Luiz were also present.

The fest will conclude on Sunday February 21st after completing around 30 different scheduled events. The events include computer games, arm wrestling, and pot-breaking, the first of its kind in the city. Around 36 colleges including institutions in the field of medical, dental, engineering, and law currently participating in this event.

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